Judge Joseph W. Kirby Judge Joseph W. Kirby

In 1996, he was appointed a part-time magistrate in the Warren County Juvenile Court, presiding over cases involving delinquent and unruly children, and child support matters.

In 2005, Governor Bob Taft appointed him as the Area II Judge of Warren County Court, presiding over cases involving misdemeanor criminal, traffic and civil disputes for the southern part of Warren County. In 2006 and 2012, he ran unopposed in the general election to retain his seat.

In April of 2013, Governor John Kasich appointed him as the Judge of Warren County Probate/Juvenile Court. This court has over 100 personnel; two separate courts: one for juvenile and one for probate; two fully-staffed clerk’s office, four magistrates, one of which also serves as a mediator, four bailiffs, a probation department; a juvenile detention center and a secured rehabilitation center. In 2014 he ran unopposed in both the primary and general election to retain his seat. Read Full Biography...



Tony Brigano, Court Administrator
Carolyn Duvelius, Chief Magistrate
Jenn Coatney, Magistrate
Andy Sievers, Magistrate
Jenna Seitz, Magistrate
Tony Miller, Superintendent of the Juvenile Detention Center
Kevin Kincer, Superintendent of the Mary Haven Youth Center
Malia Mumma, CASA Director
Laura Schnecker, Chief Probation Officer